Center For Biological Diversity Inc

Rating: 4.87 stars   986 reviews

Nonprofit Issues:

Animals, Environment

Address:

PO Box 710 Tucson AZ 85702 USA

Mission:

At the Center for Biological Diversity, we believe that the welfare of human beings is deeply linked to nature;to the existence in our world of a vast diversity of wild animals and plants. Because diversity has intrinsic value, and because its loss impoverishes society, we work to secure a future for all species, great and small, hovering on the brink of extinction. We do so through science, law, and creative media, with a focus on protecting the lands, waters, and climate that species need to survive.We want those who come after us to inherit a world where the wild is still alive.

Results:

According to the LA Weekly, we're "pound for pound, dollar for dollar, the most effective conservation organization in the country."

Programs:

Climate Law Institute, Endangered Species, Oceans, Public Lands, Urban Wildlands

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(520) 623.5252
www.biologicaldiversity.org

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Rating: 5 stars  

Unbelievable!! Story after story after story I read that CBD has filed suit and won protections for countless animals and environments. It is just a class act all around. It is the only nonprofit I donate to. Kieran Suckling you sincerely rock and I thank you from the bottom of my heart that you do what you do.

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My environment.

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If I had the ability to I'd fill their bank accounts with money. I fully trust they will put it to good use.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

The information I receive from the Center for Biological Diversity is most helpful to me. It keeps me informed about issues I care about deeply and allows me to add my voice to theirs in protesting or applauding activities that are meaningful to me.

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I rejoice when an action I have signed on to has been successful.

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I wish that I had more money so that I could send more to assist in it's good work.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I like to keep things simple. The center For Biological Diversity is compelling, comprehensive, and informative, on all wildlife issues and legislation. I never miss any of their emails or reports!

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The timely reporting of issues regarding our wildlife, climate change, and planet. The Center For Biological Diversity has been instrumental in bringing about much needed change.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Not change a thing.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

One year ago, I had no idea the Center for Biological Diversity existed. Now, after "finding" the Center, I have come to realize that this organization really rolls up its sleeves and digs into the problems that face this planet. I love the fact that it tells us exactly what it's doing to fight the "enemies" and does not reward us with calendars, address stickers, stuffed animals, etc. when asking for donations. It spends its donations wisely on law suits and research and clean-ups, not wasting money on mailings and other "stuff" to bribe donors.

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I have no personal experience with this organization. I'm just a donor and a person who appreciates every effort the Center for Biological Diversity makes on behalf of plants, animals, and humans everywhere.

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So far, I can't think of anything I would change about this organization.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I love the Center for Biological Diversity because its highly competent, dedicated, and effective staff continue to win a long string of very important conservation victories. These victories involve a broad array of issues, from climate change and endangered species to toxic chemicals and human overpopulation. In many cases, these victories are court decisions that serve to uphold crucial conservation laws. They take on many David versus Goliath challenges, and as the David they are remarkably successful. It is sad that our government entities have become so beholden to wealthy corporate interests, and that CBD as a private group must step in to compel compliance with conservation laws. But thank God that we have CBD to do such an effective job on behalf of the public interest. I only wish that more of the soft namby bamby enviro groups could toughen up and become more aggressive and effective like CBD.

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I've closely followed CBD and its many successful campaigns and projects.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Help them raise more money so they could hire more staff and accomplish even more.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

The Center for Biological Diversity researches its projects thoroughly. Their campaigns help wildlife and people. Their action is effective. They are leaders in their field.

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I wanted someone to take on the problem of diesel train pollution, because I believe it causes asthma, especially in California's Central Valley. I was quite pleased to learn that the Center has taken on this problem.

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Have them work just as hard on the California gnatcatcher as they do on other wildlife.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

This is one of the best environmental organizations going. They have great communication regarding causes that need action now as well as ongoing successes that inspire and encourage. Number One in my book.

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Receiving education regarding issues and current and pending actions. I've experienced an efficient way to take action through this group.

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Make a television program about the organization. I would love to see more about the organization and people in it and efforts made.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I will be brief. What is most appreciated by me the the no nonsense of going to the courts for redress of ecological damage and, further, doing so in a timely manner to prevent environmental damage or harm to sensitive species. The combination of sound science, first rate legal skill and wide spread vigilance makes the CBD part of the most effective of environmental defense groups. What is also most gratifying is the method with which the accomplish outreach to the public. Once reached, the people who respond to the CBD are the most loyal and responsive anywhere, and that includes myself. When I am asked to name what environmental groups I consider to be the most effective, the CBD comes to mind immediately.

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Marine Sanctuaries on the West Coast of the United States, bans on off shore drilling, protection for sea otters, protection for desert big horns and Southern California vernal pools.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Don't fix it if it ain't broke.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I EXTEND SO MUCH GRATITUDE TO CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY FOR THEIR WISE AND EFFICIENT WORKS. MY HARD EARNED MONEY IS WELL GIVEN TO THEM. BEST TO YOU ABIGAIL

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Rating: 5 stars  

I proudly support the Center for Biological Diversity because, quite simply, they are effective. When I receive my weekly e-newsletter it's always full of updates on cases they've won, or in the event they did not win, how they plan to keep fighting.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Protections for wolves in the Great Lakes region

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Not sure.

 
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